24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, walk around Golden Gate Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker app .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online journey planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through The Strip.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online holiday planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. You will leave for New Orleans on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On your second day here, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online vacation maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, examine the collection at Graceland, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis vacation planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Memphis by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in April, Memphis is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nashville driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online day trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in April: highs in Washington DC hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, enjoy some music at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia itinerary builder site .

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, walk around The High Line, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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